How to Install HP Printer Without Disc

If you bought a used printer, you likely got a great bargain, but it is unlikely the printer came with an installation disc. If you bought a new Hewlett Packard (HP) printer, you should have received an installation disc. If you haven't, you can still install your HP printer in no time.

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You can obtain the software you need to install your HP printer, even without a disc.

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Examine the printer to find your model number. Most HP printers place the model number on the front or back of the printer.

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Visit the HP Support website to download the appropriate drivers. Enter your model number and choose your operating system to download the correct drivers.

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Connect the printer to the computer according to the package instructions.

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Open your computer's Start menu and select "Control Panel," then select "Printers" under "Hardware." Click on "Add a Printer." Use the recommended port to install the printer.

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Select the brand (HP) of your printer, then select the model number. Click "Next" and allow the wizard to install your printer. Print a test page to make sure it works correctly.